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Roland Jemie

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  • 16 Positive References
  • Fluent in English, Malay; learning French, German
  • 29, Male
  • Member since 2008
  • Architect
  • Enough to go get a job
  • From Kuching, Sarawak
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About Me


To do finish all the six world marathon majors! I did tokyo, so 5 more left: london, new york, boston, berlin, chicago

and to trek the Everest Base Camp trail



Roland is my name,age 29 years old and i am an architect workinf in Kuching. I came from the IBAN tribe(check Sarawak, BORNEO), the heAdhunter tribe but don't worry, i don't come here looking for HEAD but new FRIENDSHIP & EXPERIENCES with people who has the same interest as me: TRAVELING ( of course), exchange CULTURES!



Just be YOURSELF, don't LET OTHERS STOP WHAT YOU WANT TO DO IN LIFE. Phrase: LIFE IS SHORT... thats correct, we will never know what will happen NEXT, ENJOY LIFE as you still STRONG and BREATHING!

Why I'm on Couchsurfing


I accidentally found this website on the 30 Sept when i was researching about looking for TRAVEL partner, i simply registered without knowing what the purpose of CS... Then, 2 days later a new friend of my, a Hungarian backpacker name Guy Lichter mentioned about this website and from there i had a look again about what s it and i guess i know what is it for :)


2011 May - Surfed at Montgomery Sexton in Macau - 6 days
2010 Dec - Surfed at Peter DeMaio in Seoul - 3 nights
2010 Dec - Surfed at Tom Hoyt in Seoul - 2 nights

2010 July - Hosted Juerge + Steffi Radina (Germany) = 1 night
2011 July - Hosted Jake and Ani from UK = 3 nights
- Hosted Ben and Cat from NZ = 4 nights

2011 Feb - Potluck Gathering at Kenishere
2011 June - Bars hopping with Patricia, Marjem & Kate... and become Cinderella that night(LOL
- Hang around with Samuel and friend and Russ in Singapore


I like TRAVEL BACKPACKING, Backpacking for me is a real true ADVENTURE... It is one of the great EXPERIENCE in LIFE. I Like meeting new people, learn NEW CULTURES, WALKING to myself FIT, hehehehe. Other than that, ARCHITECTURE is my another interest. I want to design for everyone... BE SUSTAINABLE to the ENVIRONMENT. I start to have interest with PHOTOGRAPHY.

Music, Movies & Books

Movies: Titanic (one of my FAV), Moulin Rouge, Evening, Shall We Dance, The Sleeping Dictionary (Jessica Alba in it and was film in SARAWAK) and the list go on and on :)

Music: Josh Groban (big fan), Movie OST (Evening, Titanic, etc), Christina Aguilera, hmmm... i think listen to nearly all kind of music EXCEPT for the TOO NOISY ONEs.... understand what i mean :P

Books: Architecture of course! and not forget.... LONELY PLANET travel guides (like a BIBLE to me... had LP for Malaysia, Bali and LP PDF for Cambodia & Vietnam)

One Amazing Thing I've Done

Backpacking by my OWN at such a quite young age!!! 98% of my friends, course mates are not so keen of backpacking at my age... THEY prefer TOUR and shopping... :( and fall in love when it can be done later (just a personal opinion)

Cycling from KUTA to TANAH LOT, Bali. The weather was DAMN HOT that day, and route to Tanah Lot was quite hilly especially the part where a lot of paddy plant... nearly HALF DEAD but i ENJOYED IT very much!!! hahahahahaha! Met a nice family on the way there... It is one of the SILLY AMAZING THING that i ever done.

Teach, Learn, Share

Maybe i can help to design your DREAM HOUSE :)

Countries I've Visited

Australia, China, Indonesia, Japan, Lebanon, Philippines, Qatar, Singapore, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, United States, Viet Nam

Countries I've Lived In


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